Skaros Rock, Greece

250 meters, 820 feet

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    Peak submitted by: Daniel Mick
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Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 25' 57'' N, 25° 25' 5'' E
36.432378, 25.418123 (Dec Deg)
State/ProvinceSouthern Aegean

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 12
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 10)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2018-06-08 by Daniel Mick

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An impressive volcanic plug jutting out from the Santorini caldera just West of Imerovigli. It was the most important defensive castle on the island, and one-time capital of the island under Venetian nobility. A small city grew under the rock numbering 200 houses. Numerous earthquakes in the 18th century plunged many of the cliff-clinging structures into the sea and caused it to be abandoned. Little remains today except a few wall and cistern fragments. It is a popular hike/destination on Santorini. A 10 foot 3/4 class scramble gets to the top, though the rock offers opportunity for developed climbing routes on every side.

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ProminenceClean Prominence: 20 m/65 ft
Optimistic Prominence: 20 m/66 ft
Key Col: 230 m/755 ft
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